Guide to the Leon W. Batchelder Letters, 1967
Collection number: UA 22/7
About Leon W. Batchelder
Leon W. Batchelder was the son of Lyman Batchelder who was
in charge of construction at the New Hampshire College of
Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts from 1915-1919. During
World War I, the college housed and trained men in the
Student's Army Training Detachment. The men worked on many
construction projects on the campus as part of their
About the Leon W. Batchelder Letters
This series contains correspondence concerning the
anectdotes related by Leon Batchelder to Philip Wilcox,
then curator of the University of New Hampshire Museum.
The anecdotes concern the work done by the student army
trainees during World War I. The trainees built barracks
and replaced the main flag pole in front of Thompson Hall
among other duties.
This collection is open.
Copyright is retained by the University of New Hampshire.
[Identification of item], Leon W. Batchelder Letters, 1967, UA 22/7, Milne Special
Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
These records were transferred to the University Library for storage prior to the establishment of the University Archives in 1992.